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Counseling Office

The Middle School Counseling Office

Jennifer Ford-MS Counselor [email protected]
Stacey Snogles-MS Counselor [email protected]

Call the counseling office if:
  • You have questions about mailings you did not receive
  • You would like to enroll the child in the Middle School
  • You would like a copy of something in your child’s file
  • You have questions about upcoming Middle School events
  • You would like a meeting with your child’s teachers
  • You have general questions about the MS and are not sure who to call
  • You are absent and need to request homework

Mrs. Ford and Ms. Snogles are the counselors in the middle school. They both work with 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. The counselors are here to assist students with academic, social and personal problems or concerns.

As a parent, you can call the counselors if:

  • You are concerned about your child’s schedule
  • You are concerned about your child’s grades
  • You are concerned about changes in your child’s behavior
  • You are hoping to enter your child and/or your family into outside therapy
  • Your child is experiencing a major change or trauma in his or her life
As a student, you can contact the counselor if:
  • You are looking for extra academic assistance
  • You are feeling depressed, angry, lonely or stressed out
  • You are having problems at home
  • You are having conflicts with other students
  • You are feeling bullied or harassed
  • You are unsure how to solve a problem you are experiencing
  • You have questions about your academic future and/or your career path
Mrs. Ford and Ms. Snogles are available in the middle school office every day. If you stop in to see one of them and they are busy, please leave a message and the counselors will get back to you.

Mental Health Spotlight

Know the Signs
Signs that you or someone you know may be struggling with mental and/or emotional problems:
* Self harm of any kind (can come in all forms)
* Long periods of sadness or anger
* Not sleeping or sleeping all the time
* Change in appearance / lack of grooming
* Sudden personality change
* Change in friends
* Discussion of suicide or self-harm
* Preoccupation with death and dying
* Loss of interest in activities they loved
* Rapid weight loss/gain
* Withdrawing or isolating from people/activities
* Substance abuse
* Poor grades/attendance
* Irresponsible behavior
* Rebellious behavior
* Excessive worrying
* Physical symptoms (stomach aches, headaches, fatigue, etc.)
* Frequent crying
* Risk-taking behavior

Helpful Resources 
Middle School Counselors 674-7382
Mrs. Ford, Ms. Snogles
 
High School Counselors 674-7315
Mrs. Poyer, Ms. Wang
 
School Social Worker 674-7315
Mrs. Mosher
Mrs. Mosher also may be reached after hours at 607.316.2245 for crises only
Dial 911 immediately for any life-threatening crisis

Other Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Crisis Text Line: 741741 (text “start” to begin)
The Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 866-488-7386
TrevorText: 678678 (text “start” to begin)
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